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I- I 11 1 This Issue 12 Page* ~1T Puts Certain Classes of Lum ler on Free List WILL BE GILBREATH PLANS ACTIVE CAMPAIGN COMMISSIONER OF AGRICULTURE tD LABOR PREPARES FOR EASON OF IMMIGRATION. Bismarck, N. D., April 16.—While the legislature failed to make provi sions whereby North Dakota would be represented at the Yukon exposi tion held at Seattle this summer, Com missioner of Agriculture Gilbreath is not daunted and is preparing an ac tive campaign for the summer season In the interests of immigration for North Dakota. He is compiling a complete llat of the real estate dealers In the state for the purpose of being able to keep in touch with them for im migration purposes, and has many other ideas to promulgate that will be beneficial to the interests of the state. RUSSIA MAY v, These officers were sentenced to death for having surrendered 'their commands, but in view of extenuating circumstances, their sentences were commuted to ten years' imprisonment in a fortress. They began serving their sentences In 1907. It Is reported that General Stoessel and Vice Admiral Nebogatoff also will be pardoned shortly. iRQ EXECUTED 01 tl MURDER WILLIAM CARTER HANGED AT $|UI8VILLE JAIL FOR SLAV-:*" ING FACTORY MAN. Louisville, Ky., April 16.—WMliam Carter, a negro, was hanged in the Jailyard here early this morning. Car ter murdered Wm. Walker, a foremen at the Mengel box factory. OHIBITIGN TO MISSOURI 110' Jefferson City. Mo.. April 16.—By a vote of eighty-four to fifty-four the Missouri house of representatives to day passed a bill submitting the con stitutional amendment providing for estate-wide prohibition to a vote of the qualified electors of the state. KANSAS V .^S(w«'v --»*wiMw»ev* OFFERED MONDAY FREE LUMBER APPEARS TO BE DOOMED IN SENATE, BUT NORTH DAKOTA HAS NOT GIVEN UP FIGHT—JOHNSON CO ^OPERATES IN MATTER. Free lumber appears to be doomed !n the senate.' Senator McCumber of North Dakota has made a determined fight to pJace lumber on the free list, but has found himself In the mfnority. The fight, however, has not been given up as the senior senator on Monday will offer to place on the free list, shingles, laths, palings, staves, clapboards, poles, ties and other articles of lumber used In building operations. His colleague, Johnson, and the con tingent from the middle west are sup porting the North Dakotan in his fight. a*? s?ei tJlfrHATES TWO MEN wtio HELD COMMANDS DURING WAR WITH JAPAN. St* Petersburg, April 16.—Rear Ad rtiral Gfregorleff and Lieut. Smirnoff, subordinate officers under Vice Ad miral Nebogatoff in the Russie-Jan anese war, have been pardoned and re leased from confinement in the for tress of St. Peter and St. Paul. YOUTH MISTOOK IROTHEI FOR THIEF AND KILLED MM Emporia, Kas.t ApHI 16.—Griffith Hughes, aged 18 year*, died today as the result of having been shot last night by His younger brother, Owen, who mistook him for a burglar. Hav ing heard a noise in the basement, Griffith Hughes joWrngly told the fam ily that th«re was a burglar in the cellar. While they armed themselves, preparatory to descending to the base ment, Griffith Hughes, thinking to frighten his parents and brother, stole down to the basement by way of the outside entrance. The younger brother rushed into the oellsr, and hearing a sound in the darkness, shot and fatally wwwlad tihh IwnitHf. S S'.A V ii)*rr-*-~—^ A,t •. Jl v.- -tV &&&» The "rtmes contains an interesting column article giving the article In the Outlook of Saturday, wherein the ex-presldent of the United States makes his debut as a professional jour nalist. The article is entitled. "Why I believe In the kins of American journalism for which the Outlook bUUius.'' it is heavily anu ver^poejy written, but can be understood. This is leveled directly at the famous American weekly journal, The Nation. But The Nation has taken a critical attitude towards Mr. Roose velt. Evidently these attacks have rankled in Mr. Roosevelt's mind, and he ^attempts to take his revenge. Mr. Roosevelt has no doubt made a great president, but when he enters the field of journalism he must b^ dealt with upon his merits, but I would very humbly suggest that he, could not do better than study the old vol umes of The Nation, where E. L. God kin exercised his unrivaled powers of quiet, killing sarcasm. This would teach him economy In the use of words and the -necessity of polishing steel that is meant to do its work. BISK WATER CLOSES BIG HE. PAPER MlilS Boston, Mass., Apr!l" t«.—The paper mills at Brunswick, Me., were shut down today on account of high water In the 'Androscoggin, but it was be lieved that the river would recede dur ing the 'day. NO BRITISH SHIPS TO GO TO TURKEY london, April 16.—Tfc«» ^Admiralty gave a denial teethe report emanating from Vienna of the joint naval dem onstration at Constantinople, No British squadron has been ordered to leavo Malta for Bosphorus. as had been said, nor has the larormatlon reached the admiralty of the Intention of France or Austria Hungary to Read ships to the Turkish waters, KING EDWARD IN PARIS. -rf»- Young Men for Secretaries to uu Officers in Pres. Taft's Cabinet Upper left, Jasper Wilson, secretary to the secretary of agriculture upper right, Charles E. Taylor, secretary to the secretary of the navy lower left, Herbert A. S'-evens, secr®tary to the secretary of commerce and labor Jower right, D. M. Carr, secretary to the secretary Washington, D. C, April 16-—The private secretary to the cabinet offi cers 1b the man who# really does the routine and disagreeable work of the office. It is he vvho'meets the "giad hand" artist, listens to the many tales of woe and pacifies the disappointed office seeker. He works day and night. His principal attention is given to protecting his chief, but he must send everybody away in a happy frame of mind. This office of secretary to a cabinet officer requires the smoothest, most diplomatic, most polished, most experienced kind of a man. His re i ,p»i IAUGHS ATT. R. SA London, Eng., April 15.—Roosevelt, as a journalist, does not make much of a hit witlr the London Times, which pokes this editorial at him: irlta Ha Arrives Inoognlto prom Bli and Is Joined by Queen. Paris, April 16.—King Edward ar rived hare last night ineognito from Biarrits. He will be joined today by Queen Alexandra and the dowager em press of Russia, The party will Pro ceed by special train to Genoa, where they will embark en the royal yacht Vteteria and N if V -X% $ Jfc Qf tjie interior. marks are Interpreted frequently to express the sentiments of his superior, and for that reaon he must keep ab solutely still on all matters pertaining to the government. It is a continual nervous strain and it requires youth and vigor to withstand the trials of a private secretary. This office is uni formly filled by young men highly ed ucated and of refinement. It is no un common thing for a private secretary who "makes good" to be advanced in many ways, for young men of the cal iber required for this work are hard to find and if they make good here they will make good elsewhere. MUTES FOR MINISTRY DENY BliilE MIRACLESmums n-t- New Tork, April 15.—Three Unfoii Theological seminary seniors, candi dates for license to preach, tempora rily ejected by the Presbytery, today met a committee of the Presbytery, with which they made arrangements for further examinations as to their belief. The Princeton men, Archibald, Black, a brother of the Rev. Hugh Black, Edingorough preacher and Union professor, John A. Fitch and John Steen, are said to have frankly questioned the Bible miracles. Steen is said to have dehied his faith in the divinity of Christ a* ad vanced by the old school of Presby terians. UNSATISFACTORY DEADLOCK ON IN NEGOTIATION9 OVER TURKO- BULGARIAN DISPUTE.,^ St. Petersburg, April 15.—Negotia tions looking to the settlement of the Turko-Bulgarian dispute arising from the Bulgarian declaratloln of indepen dence, are taking an unsatisfactory course. Both here and in Constanti nople they have com#* to practically a deadlock. M. Poprikoff, Bulgarian minister of foreign affairs who has been here since March 3, is preparing to return to Sofia unless the negotiation take a turn for the better. The mobilization of the .Bulgarian army is regarded as a possibility, un less Turkey speedily comes to terms. Against Popular Elections. Hartford, Conn., April 16.—Election of United States senators by the peo ple Is not favored by the general as sembly of Connecticut as It rejected a bill to that effect today by sustaining an unfavorable report PRELIMINARY UtAliING FOB SOMAN HjpEJ Apr'l 16.—It fs reported that Mrs. James H. Boyle, one of the Whitla abductors, will be brought here from Mercer, for a preliminary hear ing sometime today, James T, Writ la, father of Willie, left today for Cleveland, His departure was sud den and it is said the visit is in con nection with the kidnaping ease. Former Judge Miller, attorney for Mrs, Boyle, (iald today that unless the proseeutiaa produces information and arranges for an immediate prelim inary hearing for the woman, she will go into eeurt Saturdav afternoon, ap ply for a writ of habeas eerpus, and dftimsA bar- fahNMWrv""'®"-™*". tt-*"' V, •*', 'v/i v.* AND DAILY iLbPUBLICAlj. FORUM ESTABLISHED NOV. 17, 1891. FAEGO. NORTH DAKOTA. FRIDAY EVENING. APRIL 16, 1909. REPUBLICAN ESTABLISHED SEPT: 5, 1878. Big Frisco Lodging House Com pletely Destroyed ElfiUIOB TEN STILL MISSING IN ADDITION TO CASUALTIES, SIX PEOPLE WERE INJURED AND PROPERTY LO88 IS $123,000 IN EARLY MORNING FIRE—LABOR ING MEN WERE VICTIMS. Ban Francisco, April 1. Three htmdred guests of the 8i' GWotfce ho tel, a lodging house In Howard street between Eighth and Ninth streets, were thrown Into a panic by a fire which completely destroyed the build ing, a three story frame structure, shortly after 3 o'clock thrs morning. While it is not known that any lives were lost it, was raported by the clerk that at least twenty of the guests could not be accounted for. Six men were severely burned, one probably fatally and many received minor injuries by leaping from the upper stories or by being trampled in the mad rush to escape. There were scores of narrow es capes. a mkJ Me ACTION STARTED BY FORMER ATTORNEY GENERAL McCUE FINALLY DECIDED TODAY AND COMMON CARRIER3 MUST OBEY THE STATUTE, Bismarck, N. D., April 16.—The North Dakota coal rate law enacted by the state legislature two years ago la constitutional. I1IU E 1*- Five Bodies Recovered. 8an Francisco, April 16.—Five bodies recovered and possibly eight or ten others buried in the rulntf, six injured, one fatally, and a property loss of |126,00« t«-e the results of an early mornrng fire that destroyed the St. George ho tel. a lodging house for laoorers, at Howard and Eighth streets and eight other small buildings. The bodies taken to the morgue were so charred that identification was impossible. lac. iijl D. Supreme Court Hands Down Decision fbiisht tbe uk In a decision handed down this af ternoon, the supreme court decided the suit instituted laat year by former Atty. Gen. T. F. McCue to compeM the railroads operating in North Dakota to comply with the law fixing the rate Burger already has the endorsement of to be charged for carrying coal within the state, in favor of the state. The court holds that the law is constitu tional and that the rates prescribe^ by the law are ju»i and reasonable. BURLINGTON TO MARE MO. RATE 21-2 CENTS St. Joseph, Mo., April 16.—The Bur Mngton railway will make a' 2H-cent passenger rate In Missouri, probably effective May 1. The action of the Burlington is taken independently actd no other railroad is bound by It. HiTCHCM OLD POSTAL EMPLOYE Washington, April 16.—Frank W. Vaille of Oregon has been selected by Postmaster General Hitchcock for pro motion from assistant superintendent to superintendent of the new thir teenth division, railway mail service, with headquarters at Seattle, Wash., at a salary of $S,000 per annum. Valile has been In the government service since 1877. HUNDREDS OF INDIANS SLOWLY STARVING v CROP FAILED Toronto, Out, April 16.—A spe elal from Edmonton, Alberta, saysj Reports from Fort Chtppewyan state as a result of the failure of the fur crop, the Indians are slow ly starving to death, Many are mere skeletons and are lying hud dled together hi their tepees, ""'"i' I'"—" "i"*1'»•'" 1 i A i Ml *'xf "Tlrifei&n Famine Prevails ill Macedonia abd Old Servia UULUE OF STARVATION TWO TURKI8H OFFICIALS HAVE RESIGNED AND YESTERDAY'8 MANIFESTO HAS CREATED A GOOD IMPRESSION UPON THE PUBLIC MIND. Constantinople, April 18.—The mani festo issued yesterday by the com mittee of Ulemas, In which the move ment of the last few days Is declarer to be in no wise directed against the constitutional government, has made an excellent impression on the pubtk mind. The new minister of marine. Vice Admiral Adjiemin Pasha, has resigned, owing to the hostility shown his ap pointment by the navy. The president of the council of state also has sur rendered his office, but on account of ill health. Mutineers Seize Barracks. Berlin, April 16.—A local newspaper today publishes a dispatch from Uskub, in the vilayet of Monastair and not far from Saloniki, declaring that .Mbanians of the vicinity are showing signs of unrest. Already there have been sev eral clashes with the authorities. A hand of Albanians at fetch defeated the troops sent there to restore order and at one of the Turkish military stations in the Albanian country, mil itary mutineers seized their barracks and drove their officers away. Famine prevails In Macedonia and old Servia. Eight thousand families are suffering, the correspondent de clares, and more than 100 persons al ready have died of starvation. i MAI MARKET ACTIVE TOiMJ HOWEVER IT LACKED THE SEN SATIONAL FEATURES OP YE8TERDAY. I ctkai1*0' APril 1*.—While the wheat I was active today it lacked the sensational features of yesterday. Prices were depressed early and July touchfng 11.16% and May $1.25@%, but the close was strong with July, the bone of contention, at 1^4 cents over the previous close of $1.17. May closed a half cent lower at $1.27%. BANNA NAMES H!tE NEW PliffiL'" GRONNA WILL JOIN IN APPOINT MENTS AT BOWMAN, DONNY BROOK-AND MILNOR. Washington, April 16.—T. L. LovdM, John King and Aftton Burger were to day recommended by Representative Hanna for postmasters at Bowman, Dontiybrook and Mllnor, respectively. Congressman Gronna, who also will join in the support of tne other men upon his return to Washington. Representative Hanna and F. A. Dickerson left today to spend-ft week in Florida on business. SEAIMilEII IN ASIA MINOR CITY OF ADANA HA8 BEEN AFLAME 8INCE WEDNC8DAY WITH HORRIBLE RE8ULT8 Berlin, April 16.—Dispatches re ceived today at Mersina from Adana says that city has been aflame since last Wednesday evening ana that hor rible massacres are being carried out in the streets. This information was conveyed to Berlin In a private cable gram from Mersina. Michigan Alumni of Southwest. Kansas City, April 16.—Pres. James R. Angell, of Michigan university, was the guest and principal speaker here last night at the annual banquet of the Michigan alumni of the southwest. Prof. Jerome C. Knolton, of the Mich igan law department, was among the numerous other speakers. NEGRO MURDERER GOES RAVING MAD lamaatown. N. D„ April 16^—John Henry, the negro who waa sentenced to life Imprisonment from Gtrand Forks last fall for murdering his housekeep er, has gone raving mad and he has been brought to the Jamestown asy lum from the state prison at Bismarck The asylum physicians him incurable, He beeame unbalanced ®hort!y after entering the prison and finally got so that the guards could *o nothing wtt3i 'Mm* 'V: 1 "4W Th 7- i iLiiiii Cudahy Packing Co. Indicted A NEW FACE IN THE U. S. SENATE FROM 8. CAROLINA HON. E. a SMITH. Ride of Gotham Young Men Ends Fatally MACHINE CRASHED INTO TREE CHAUFFEUR FOR AUTO COMPANY IN8TANTLY KILLED AT DAWN TODAY WHILE ANOTHER OC CUPANT OF CAR WAS FATALLY INJURED IN-ACCIDENT. New Yask. AprU16.—-A« automobile ride of four young men ended in death for one of their number and fatal In jury to another when a touring car in which they were driving at a terrific speed crashed into a tree fn Central Park at dawn today. Mathew Camp, in the employe of the Moon Automobile Co. as chauffeur, was crushed to death, and Joseph Fo trarty was thrown on his head on the oncrete walk beside the driver and offered a fracture of the skull from kvhich he was not •xiwted to recover. Nine Member of the Diet Face Charges of Bribery Tokio, April 16.—A tremendous sen sation developed here today with the arrest of nine members of the lower house of the Diet. It Is believed that bribery In connection with recent difficulties of the Japan Sugar Co. is alleged and it is stated that some members of the upper house aire liable to arrest also. DELAY SENTENCE ONWMOEBJiORSE 8ARAH JOEHN, WHO KILLED Oft AU6PITZ, WILL NOT BE SEN TENCED TILL MONDAY. New York, April 16.—The aentence in the case of Sarah Joehn. a nurse, which was to have been Imposed today, following her plea of guilty on Monday to manslaughter In the first degree for the killing of Dr. Martin Auspitz, was today postponed by Justice Blanchard la the supreme court, to Tuesday next. Old •Time Editor Dead. Poughkeepsie, X. Y., April116.—Jas. $. Platte, one of the publishers of The Poughkeepsie Dally Eagle from 1869 until the time of his retirement in 1907. died at his home In this city ast night of apoplexy. RETURNS Washington, April 16.—President pronounce Taft, accompanied by his military aide, Captain Butt, returned lo Wash ington early this morning. Mrs. Taft 1 J" k ••'fi i'litf 11 n,1' ~y*rh n i (i tffenfflifliBaii Defrauding U. S. Out of $80,000 ''A' v-v^StilB LAST EDITION I? Topeka, Kan., April 16.—Indictmenta were returned here today by the fed eral grand jury against the Cudahy Packing Co. of Kansas City Kan. on 7S7 counts for defrauding the government of $80,000 by violations of the internal revenue laws. LAND DEPARTMENT SALE AND LEASING OF 8CH0QI* .LANDS TO BE DISPOSED OF WILL BE FINISHED THIS MONTH. Bismarck, N. D.. April 16.—Durli.jr the last week of April the state land department will complete the Bales of til the school and Institution be disposed of this spring. Com mencing on April 20 a sale will be held Towner when some 200 pieces of IcHenry county land will be sold. 'ollowing that there are over 400 rrlptionn in Ward county to be sold. DO in Stutsman and over 200 in Welle, 'hia will be ail the land the state will ispose of this spring. These sales «il! bring the state at least $300,000 In cash, one-fifth of the purchase price being collected at the time the sale !e effected. Commissioner Mardonald will leave Monday to personally con duct these sales. Commissioner Mac donalfi will also start proceeding to efTert the collection of all delinquent Interest upon contracts, and at the meeting of the board held the laat Thursday in April Mr. Mardonald will recommend that all delinquent con racta be cancelled according to law. FIND CRAZY SNAKE Kansas City, Mo.. April 16.—"Tan thousand men could not find Craay Snake in the region In which he is hiding," said Col. Roy Hoffman of the Oklahoma state militia, who led the recent search for the Indian chief, and who arrived in Kansas City today. "H« is in a wild, sparsely settled region thirty miles wide and 100 miles Ion#, extending to the Red river. It has been the successful hiding place of criminals for years. But It is only a question of time until we get hl|n. Willlrim Tilgmmnn, an old frontiers man and former marshal of City, is leading th^ search. "Undoubtedly Crazy Snake waa wounded in the leg: )n the fight at Hickory Grounds before the militia took a part." Dodjir* ,u.rSL0BT0KLA. DANK OF $13,000 ifTi BANK OF LUCIN DYNAMITER ROBBER8 E8CAPING WITH $1,000 IN CA8H AND $9,000 IN NOTES. Enid. Okla., April 16. —Robbers dynft* i ml ted the safe of the Bank of L.udn, thirty miles east of here, last night j.nd escaped with 11,000 In currency and notes to the amount of I®,000. T&a Interior of the building was wreckad* The robbers escaped In a stolen rig. Fears Felt for Chicagoana. Chicago, Ills., April 16.—Aasodatit. Press dinpatches from Constantinople created alarm in Congregational church circles today. Among the missionaries at Adana, where some are reported slain, are Rev. Wm. N. Chambers and his wife, who have been maintained by the First Congregational church of Oak Park, and aristocratic suburb of this city, under the auspices of the American board of commissioners fttf foreign missions. ISINESSMAN SHOTB* MAIM Uil'IM Jos. McCann of Elmira, N. Y, St** Down on Strset—Assailant Escapes. Klmit*. It. Y.. April jiL-yJ**. 11©. Cann, a businessman of this city, waa •hot down on the street here today on his way to his store. Two buHets en tered his body. He was taken to & hospital and is not expected to liva, His assailant is supposed to have been Raymond Gill, a young man who had been employed by McCann and who had been dismissed because of allegtd shortage In his accounts. The assailant fled ctn a bicycle. miMttlES ARE SLAIN IN THE ANTI nitNOUIBREAl Constantinople, April 16.—Informa tion received here today from Alanm# Tn Asiatic Turkey, declares that two American missionaries have been killed ir the anti-Armenian outbreaks at that place. i Another Lawyer. Bismarck, N. D., April 16.—J. A. Bmale of Rugby, who was in the early part of the week, appeared before the supreme ccfirt Wednesday and was remained in New Tork for a brief visit. I admitted to practice as an attorney at fiR •iTr i t/j 'JTi'S "W, ".•j S* 'k oi'